Printer Friendly

INTRADO/FUJITSU STREAMLINE CARRIER INTEGRATION WITH BILLING DB.

Intrado Inc. (NasdaqNM:TRDO), a provider of solutions that manage and deliver mission-critical information for telecommunications providers, has signed a alliance agreement with Fujitsu Consulting.

The alliance will integrate the IntelliBase(SM) National Repository Line Level Database (NRLLDB) with more carriers, quickly and easily, via Fujitsu Consulting, a tier-one provider of management and technology consulting.

Complications in data management of telephone billing records result in tremendous revenue losses and operating costs for carriers every year. Determining which company owns the billing relationship for a specific telephone number is complex and time consuming. In response to this challenge, Intrado developed IntelliBase NRLLDB to provide one consolidated repository of line-, switch-, and company-level information for every working telephone number in the North America Dialing Plan.

"IntelliBase NRLLDB could become a real asset to the beleaguered telecommunications industry," said Frost & Sullivan analyst Daniel Longfield. "The database has the potential to lower carrier expenditures on billing along with increasing carrier revenue, a veritable win-win situation for service providers."

To ensure that current and future releases of this product are universally compatible, facilitate data feeds and streamline distribution channels, Intrado formed an IntelliBase NRLLDB alliance program for data and OSS providers, value-added resellers and integration vendors. As a member of this alliance program, Fujitsu Consulting will integrate the database into its established telecom infrastructure offering for incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs), competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) and inter-exchange carriers (IXCs). "Fujitsu Consulting's telecom solutions approach for customers leverages our global telecom experience with best-of-breed software from innovative companies such as Intrado," said Don Dressler, director of Revenue Management Practice for Fujitsu Consulting. "We decided to join Intrado as a telecom OSS integrator to help bring the IntelliBase NRLLDB service to the industry, and from a ground-level perspective, to resolve pervasive customer care and billing problems. With IntelliBase NRLLDB we can now provide a broader functional solution to our clients, and will have a greater opportunity to collaborate with telecommunications market leaders who bear these challenges."

"Fujitsu Consulting's comprehensive system integration services add additional value for IntelliBase NRLLDB customers," said Ray Paddock, vice president and general manager of Intrado's Commercial Database Group. "The alliance is designed to provide our customers with choices. Fujitsu Consulting offers a fast, easy and comprehensive resource that customers can use to input and extract data from IntelliBase NRLLDB."

IntelliBase NRLLDB is being built in response to the industry's demand to improve back-office billing and record maintenance efforts -- and will become commercially available in the fall of 2002.

For more information about IntelliBase NRLLDB, visit http://www.nrlldb.com or direct sales inquiries to nrlldbsales@intrado.com.

About Fujitsu Consulting

Fujitsu Consulting is a leading provider of management and technology consulting services with more than 9,000 employees in 70 offices worldwide. Fujitsu Consulting delivers a wide array of solutions, including application outsourcing, enterprise application integration, business intelligence, IT & business consulting, and e-business to numerous industries such as communications, financial services and government. The consulting arm of the $38 billion Fujitsu group, Fujitsu Consulting helps clients improve business performance with ROI-focused solutions delivered with a collaborative approach.

About Intrado

Founded in 1979, Intrado Inc. (NasdaqNM:TRDO) is pioneering the technology of Informed ResponseTM by providing telecommunications companies and public safety organizations with accurate, efficiently-delivered, mission-critical information -- enabling them to respond effectively, anywhere and anytime, regardless of location, device or protocol.

Intrado's unparalleled industry knowledge in data management, network transactions, call handling and notification technology reduces the effort, cost, time and complexity associated with providing reliable communications information for 9-1-1 safety and commercial applications. Intrado recently received International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 9001-2000 certification.

For more information, visit http://www.intrado.com or call 415/856-5129.
COPYRIGHT 2002 Worldwide Videotex
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2002 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Comment:INTRADO/FUJITSU STREAMLINE CARRIER INTEGRATION WITH BILLING DB.
Publication:Tele-Service News
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2002
Words:613
Previous Article:INPHOMATCH DELIVERS THREE-QUARTERS OF A BILLION TEXT MESSAGES.
Next Article:TEKELEC DEBUTS NEW SOFTSWITCH SITE REDUNDANCY FEATURE.
Topics:


Related Articles
INTRADO SELECTS TRU64 UNIX FOR WIRELESS LOCATION PLATFORM.
Intrado Announces National Repository Line Level Database Partnership with Billing Concepts, Inc.
Intrado Releases First US National Repository Line Level Database for Carrier Beta Testing; Carriers Will Test Early Offering of Intrado's...
Fujitsu Consulting Forms Alliance with Intrado to Streamline Carrier Integration with Billing Database.
Intrado Collaborating with HP on Delivering National Repository Line Level Database.
INTRADO/HP OFFER WAY TO INPUT/EXTRACT NRLLDB DATA.
Get with the flow. (New Products & Services).
DATABASE AIDS IN RESOLUTION OF BILLING & CUSTOMER CARE ISSUES.
INTRADO'S E9-1-1 SERVICE SELECTS SONUS.
Fujitsu Laboratories Develops World's First CMOS-based Power Amplifier Operating at 77GHz.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters